Funeral Fu"ner*al (f[=u]"n[~e]r*al), n. [LL. funeralia, prop. neut. pl. of funeralis of a funeral, fr. L. funus, funeris, funeral: cf. F. fun['e]railles.] 1. The solemn rites used in the disposition of a dead human body, whether such disposition be by interment, burning, or otherwise; esp., the ceremony or solemnization of interment; obsequies; burial; -- formerly used in the plural. [1913 Webster]

King James his funerals were performed very solemnly in the collegiate church at Westminster. --Euller. [1913 Webster]

2. The procession attending the burial of the dead; the show and accompaniments of an interment. ``The long funerals.'' --Pope. [1913 Webster]

3. A funeral sermon; -- usually in the plural. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Mr. Giles Lawrence preached his funerals. --South. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • Funeral — Fu ner*al, a. [LL. funeralis. See {Funeral}, n.] Pertaining to a funeral; used at the interment of the dead; as, funeral rites, honors, or ceremonies. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Funeral pile} or {Funeral pyre}, a structure of combustible material,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • funeral — ► NOUN ▪ a ceremony in which a dead person is buried or cremated. ● it s one s funeral Cf. ↑it s one s funeral ORIGIN Latin funeralia, from funus funeral, death, corpse …   English terms dictionary

  • funeral — [fyo͞o′nər əl] adj. [ME < LL funeralis < L funus (gen. funeris), a funeral < ? IE * dheu , to pass away, DIE1] of or having to do with a funeral n. [ME funerelles (pl.) < OFr funerailles < ML funeralia < neut. pl. of funeralis]… …   English World dictionary

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